The Neem Tree at Delhi University’s University Stadium has brought Delhi University into news again for an unusual reason.Delhi University remains in news for a number of things which includes its fest season.politics,events,high cut offs,fashion trends,etc but this time a Neem Tree is the cause of talk in campus.
If you are from Delhi University,chances are high that you already know about the popular ‘Virgin Tree’.Every year,single students across colleges offers prayers and worships the tree located in Hindu College on Valentine‚Äôs Day and now it looks like that the University isn’t offering a solution just for people looking to fall in love but also to the ‚Äòhigh-spirited‚Äô ones.According to various media reports,there‚Äôs a Neem Tree in DU‚Äôs North Campus,that produces a white liquid from its sap and it‚Äôs popular as ‚ÄòNeem Beer‚Äô for reasons well known to everyone.Guess whats the best part-it’s Free.
The recently popular Neem Tree is now being called an Open Bar.Several people,mostly labourers working in and around the University queue up with containers near the freak Neem Tree for their daily dose.
There are many Neem Trees in the same University Stadium area,most of which are more than 50 years old but only one of them is rendering the sap.The sap smelling like that of toddy.The tree can be spotted by its beer-like scent at some distance from it.
This latest addition to Delhi University makes Delhi University,one of its own kind which has both a Virgin Tree for singles out there and a Beer Tree for those who can’t say no to free alcohol.
Next time whenever you’re in North Campus don’t forget paying a visit to the Neem Tree at University Stadium.